Paso Robles city leaders debut a revised, uniform water rate structure at the city council meeting Tuesday night.
The new water rate structure is based on how much water a customer uses. It gets rid of a current $18 fixed monthly charge. Then, beginning January 1, 2012, folks would... more »
The latest unemployment numbers have come out for the month of June. Nationally, unemployment fell from 9.7 percent to 9.5 percent. California's unemployment rate also saw a slight drop from 12.4 to 12.3 percent. Closer to home, jobless rates are up. San Luis Obispo County rose from 9.6 to 10... more »
California unemployment rate remained unchanged at 12.6 percent for April.
That's according to the latest figures from the California Employment Development Department. That state department says nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 14,200 last month. That means that California has gained some 56,400 jobs since the beginning of 2010. Still,... more »
Some northern San Luis Obispo County residents and business leaders have formed a coalition in support of the Paso Robles City Council's recently approved water rates. The group, called Water4Paso describes itself as an independent coalition dedicated to maintaining and conserving an affordable water supply in Paso Robles.
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California's unemployment is hovering at the all-time high rate of 12.5 percent.
That's the most recent news from the California Employment Development Department. It says Californians lost some 20,400 jobs in February. That rate is unchanged from January's unemployment rate. To provide some perspective on the economy, the unemployment... more »
Though unemployment is up on the Central Coast, it's still below the state average.
The latest state figures show unemployment in San Luis Obispo County rose just less than one percent from December to January. It now stands at 10.6%.
Santa Barbara County also saw a jump of about... more »
More people are out of work in San Luis Obispo County, as well as Santa Barbara County, according to a report released today by the California Employment Development Department.
About 200 jobs were lost in Santa Barbara County in November, bringing the unemployment rate there to 8.9%. In October,... more »